Speech and Language Pathology
Beth Solomon, MS, CCC-SLP
Beth Solomon is the Lead Senior Speech Language Pathologist of the Speech Language Pathology Section of the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at the NIH Clinical Center. She earned her undergraduate degrees at the University of Massachusetts in Communication Disorders and Elementary Education and her Masters degree in Speech Language Pathology at Columbia University in New York. She did her fellowship training at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York and subsequently earned her Certificate of Clinical Competency from the American Speech Language and Hearing Association. Her clinical practice and primary areas of interests include the assessment and management of oral motor and swallowing of medically complex infants and children, rehabilitation of speech and swallowing in head and neck cancer, treatment of voice disorders and craniofacial anomalies. She is currently involved in a host of research protocols investigating phenotypic expressions of Niemen Pick Disease, Neurofibromatosis Type I, Smith Lemli Opitz Syndrome, and Smith Magenis Syndrome, Neonatal Onset Multisystem Inflammatory Disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Late Onset Tay Sachs Disease and Giant Axonal Myopathy. Additionally, she is investigating other speech and swallowing treatment outcomes in myositis disease and aphasia. Beth currently is collaborating with many of the NIH institutes including National Institutes of Child Health and Development, National Cancer Institutes, National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke and National Institutes of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. Ms. Solomon has been recognized as an Infant and Toddler Specialist by the Governor's Office for Children, Youth and Families in the State of Maryland. She was the Speech Language Pathology Liaison to the Public Health Service and United States Surgeon General's Office for five consecutive terms of office. She received the National Institutes of Health Directors Award in 2013 and 2015 for her research and clinical endeavors in NOMID disease and Neiman Pick. She has also received the Clinical Directors Award in clinical practice and research in head and neck cancer and for teaching, training and leadership in developing, implementing and evaluating a tracheostomy care project to improve patient care and staff competencies.
Monique King, MA, CCC-SLP
Monique King is a speech-language pathologist in the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at the NIH Clinical Center. Ms. King received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and Northwestern University, respectively. Her primary role is to evaluate and treat an array of pediatric and adult patients experiencing impairments of cognition, communication and/or swallowing. In addition, she is an associate investigator for research protocols overseen by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development; the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
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This page last updated on 07/03/2018